Juventusare through to the Champions League quarter-finals, after they beat BorussiaDortmund comprehensively 3-0 last night, at the Westfallenstadion, toeliminate the struggling German club 5-1 on aggregate.

CarlosTevez opened the scoring for the Italians in the third minute of the match, witha thirty-yard scorcher, giving his side a comfortable cushion with a key awaygoal.  This was a repeat from three weeks ago when the Argentine alsoopened the scoring in Turin, to give the Juve a comfortable first leg lead.

Jurgen Klopp’sside, who have experienced troubles in the Bundesliga and are currently tenth, pressuredfor a goal, but the poor defending of Dortmund lead to their downfall.

Although withouttheir iconic midfielders Andrea Pirlo and Paul Pogba, Juventus lookedcomfortable in the middle of the park with Claudio Marchisio and Arturo Vidal.  In the 70th minute Tevez charged intothe box and passed the ball to Alvaro Morata, who stroked into an empty net, to add to the Argentine’s opener andemphasise their superiority. 

GianluigiBuffon, the Juve keeper, had a quiet night in between the sticks, as Tevez tooka touch before blasting home another fine strike from the edge of the area, toput the tie beyond doubt in the 79th minute.

The Juveside, twice winners in 1985 and 1996, sealed their third last eight appearancesince 2006. They will be the sort of opponent that no-one will want to draw on Friday;the Vecchia Signora have been in good form recently, as they havewon all their domestic titles since 2010, and have conceded only 14 goals intheir certain Scudetto success this season.

It was a hurtful night for the home crowd who expectedbetter, as they put on a show of defiance before kick-off, with a fascinatingmosaic depicting their 1997 Champions League final win.

But it was not to befor the hosts, and most of the disappointed supporters left the stadium beforethe final whistle, as they witnessed their club’s worst defeat in theChampionship League.

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